• Tailor's Bill for Lady Elizabeth Saye, taken from the manuscript bundle "Inventory of Goods of Lady Saye, private bills and memoranda" at the PRO.

    A bill taken from the inventory and receipts of Dame Elizabeth Saye. The date is not given, but the contents of the bill and the prices of those materials corresponde to a date @1530s.

    Modern English (post-1500)
    E 314/79
    Published in 1530
    Renaissance Clothing and Textile Terms
    1500 AD - 1599 AD

Citations

Item for v yardes of Satten xs

Item for makyng of a kyrtell xd

Item lynyng unto the Sayme xxd

Item for an edge viiid

Notes:

There are references in other henrican docs to 'an edge' of gold to decorate bonnets and hats.

Item a payre of hosen vid

Item ii payre of Shoes xiid

Item ii payre hosen xiid

Item for Shoes xii d

Item a payre of hosen vi d

Item iiii yerdes blake Saye iiiis iiiid

Item lynyng & making iis viiid

Item the amendyng of a gowne iiiid

Item a payr of shoes w a payr of hose viiid

Item amendyng a gowne wt a kyrtell xd

Item Shoes vi d

Item a payr of hosen iiiid

Item for makyng a gowne xiid

Item for Shoes xii d

Item hosen iiii d

Item for hosen & shoes xid

Item for Shoes vid

Item for upperbodyenge a gowne xd

Item for makyng a gown xiid

Item for smokkes xvd

Item for hoes & Shoes xiid

Item for a gowne clothe vs

Item ii yardes of bukram viiid

Item for an edge of golde iis

Item for Saye for a gown of tawny viiis

Item for a french hodde xiiis iiiid

Item for a belamente iiis iiiid

Item for v yardes of grene Saye iiis iiiid

Item for lynyng & makyng of a Kurtall iis

Item for viii yerdes of Russett Wosted xs viiid

Item for iiii yerdes of bukram iis

Item the makyng of a gowne w ii yardes of cotton iiis xd

Item payde unto my marstrs insome for Suche stuffe as she dydde bye for hyr xxs

Item for x yardes of black Saye for a gown xvs

Item for a quartr a halfe of black velvet iiis ixd

Item for v yardes & a halfe of rede saye for a kyrtell xis

Item for half a yarde of black velvet for a partlet vs vid

Item for a yarde & a halfe of Russett wosted iis vid

Item for a Roll of bukram di. a yarde, iiis vid

Item for iiii yardes of black cotton iis

Item for a yarde & di of blacke fryse ix d

Item for makyng of the Say gowne iiis iiiid

Item for makng a kyrtyll of rede Saye iis

Item for upperbodyenge and stiffyng a gowne of blak Russell wosted xvid

Item for lynyng the pleytts of the gowne ixd

Item for lyne clothe to lyne the upperbodies of the kyrtill vid

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